AUGUSTA — The Maine Hospice Council & Center for End-of-Life Care is holding its 15th annual Hospice and Palliative Care Wellness Retreat, Friday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Rangeley Inn, Rangeley. The Retreat is sponsored by Hospice Care Connection.
The MHC Retreat theme is “Time to Celebrate Yourself.” With that in mind, retreat attendees have several workshops available, including:
— “Legacy Project: Every One Has a Story to Tell, ” focusing on creating a Legacy Project-style keepsake.
— ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapies) in Chronic Pain & Addiction: Evidenced based psychotherapy that considers suffering to be directly connected to our relationship with our thoughts and feelings.
— Feeding Our Soul: Nourishing Our Greatest Resource: Caring for the caregiver.
— Watercolor: Reflecting through art the beauty in the life surrounding you.
— Medicinal Cannabis: A presentation on the benefits of Medicinal Cannabis.
— Native Flute As Therapy: Learning to play and enjoy the soothing sounds of the Native American Flute
Additional weekend activities include nature hikes, kayaking, horseback-riding, a talent show, Lake Cruise, and/or quiet time to simply reflect and relax.
Registrations end Oct. 1. There are still opportunities for Retreat sponsors and for vendors. For information on all Retreat questions, call MHC executive assistant, Kathryn Randall at 626-0651 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
For complete Retreat Agenda information online: https://conta.cc/2NzYDd2